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Henry Hudson Trail Cleanup April 27, 2019

posted by Troop Webmaster

Troop 66 will be doing a cleanup service project at the Henry Hudson Trail on April 27, 2019.

See flier for more information.

Monmouth County Park System Volunteer Application must printed and signed, and handed in on the day of the project.

Signup for rescheduled trip to IUOE

posted by Troop Webmaster

Sign-up is now available for the rescheduled December 2018 trip now to be held on May 11, 2019 at International Union of Operating Engineers Local #825 Training Facility in South Brunswick, NJ.

Please visit http://www.troop66matawan.com/camping/2018-2019/december-2018 to view the information sheet and sign-up page.

Please choose a time slot (morning or afternoon) to participate in the activities at the Training Center. If you are flexible, please choose both timelsots, and we'll try to balance the attendance of the two sessions and let you know which to go.

Permission forms will take longer to be emailed to you as we try to balance the two sessions.

Permission forms must be completed and returned by May 8, 2019.

May 2019 Camping Sign Up

posted Apr 15, 2019, 4:55 PM by Troop Webmaster

Sign-up is now available for the May 2019 camping trip and Whitewater Rafting Adventure, to be held from May 17-19, 2019 at Hickory Run State Park. Please visit http://www.troop66matawan.com/camping/2018-2019/may-2019 to view the information sheet and sign-up page.

Permission forms must be completed and returned by May 1, 2019

Leadership training sign-up

posted Apr 12, 2019, 6:44 AM by Troop Webmaster

Sign up is now available for our annual Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops program. This is open to all scouts 2nd Class and above who wish to be a Troop 66 leader. This training is mandatory for all Senior Patrol Leaders, Assistant Senior Patrol Leaders, and Patrol Leader Candidates. This is a 1 night camping trip at Quail Hill SR on May 4-5, 2019.

Visit http://www.troop66matawan.com/camping/2018-2019/ilst for information and to sign-up.

April 2019 Camping Signup

posted Mar 26, 2019, 6:11 AM by Troop Webmaster

Sign up is now available for the April camping trip to Worthington State Forest on April 12-14, 2019.

Visit http://www.troop66matawan.com/camping/2018-2019/april-2019 to view the information sheet and sign up.

Permission forms must be completed and returned by April 10, 2019.

Scoutmaster's Message March 12 2019

posted Mar 12, 2019, 8:09 AM by Troop Webmaster

Good morning. Last night we had our monthly Troop committee meeting and it occurred to me that we have a lot going on, and I figured i would present you with a list of upcoming events and deadlines. These dates can also be found on the Troop website calendar at http://www.troop66matawan.com/calendar

March 20th: Deadline for the FSR summer camp t-shirt design contest.  Submissions to Mrs. Harrington. 

March 22-24th: Camping trip to Camp Rodney (see flyer and sign-up)

March 27th: Deadline for the Spring 2019 Class B orders (see order form). It is highly recommended that every scout have a red class b t-shirt for service projects, summer camp and other times when we're not in Class A. This is the official Class B shirt of the troop.

March 29th: Shore Comedy Night adult social event - We have two open spots at the Troop 66 table (see flyer but please register at http://www.troop66matawan.com/adults/comedy-night)

March 30th: Chris M. Eagle Court of Honor (see flyer)

April 10th: Annual Cake Auction & covered dish (see flyer)

April 12th: Camping trip to Worthington State Forest & Hike at Mt. Tammany

April 17th: Deadline for Forestburg summer camp payment of $430

May 4-5th: Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops (ILST) at Quail Hill Scout Reservation. This Saturday-Sunday event is for all scouts second class and above who wish to have a leadership position in the Troop. (Anyone who attended last year does not need to attend again.)

May 5th: Scotty H. Eagle Court of Honor (see flyer)

May 11th: Field trip to Operating Engineer's Training Center

May 17-19th: Camping trip to Hickory State Park and white water rafting

June 1st: Deadline for Forestburg summer camp merit badge form, BSA health form and payments for merit badge kits.

June 5th: Troop 66 Spring Court of Honor

June 8th: Early swim test for FSR summer camp at Quail Hill Scout Reservation

June 22nd: Troop 66 Annual Family Picnic

July 14-20th: Summer camp at Forestburg Scout Reservation

If you have any questions, please see me tomorrow night at the meeting.

Thank you for your continued support of Troop 66!

YIS,

Robert Kee, Scoutmaster
Troop 66, Matawan

Spring 2019 Class-B available to order

posted Mar 10, 2019, 10:18 AM by Troop Webmaster

Our semi-annual Troop class-B fashion line is now available to order.

See http://www.troop66matawan.com/spring-2019-order-form to order.

No Meeting February 20, 2019

posted Feb 20, 2019, 8:29 AM by Troop Webmaster

Matawan schools are closed this afternoon due to the weather, so we will NOT be having a Troop Meeting tonight.

The Life to Eagle Workshop will be postponed until March 6, 2019

March 2019 Camping Sign-up

posted Feb 18, 2019, 6:00 PM by Troop Webmaster   [ updated Feb 18, 2019, 6:00 PM ]

Sign up is now available for the March camping trip to Rodney Scout Reservation from March 22-24, 2019.

Visit http://www.troop66matawan.com/camping/2018-2019/march-2019 to view the information sheet and sign up.

Permission forms must be completed and returned by March 13, 2019.

Life to Eagle Workshop

posted Feb 12, 2019, 11:08 AM by Troop Webmaster

Troop 66 Scouts of rank Star and Life and their parents are invited to attend a Life to Eagle workshop on Wednesday February 20, 2019 at 7:45pm at the Matawan United Methodist Church.

Please see the flyer.

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